Partnerships with Evidian:
Gaining an edge through winning solutions
Your customers are striving to become more and more productive and
profitable in a market place full of competitive pressure.
To keep up, they are adopting new technologies. But to move ahead, they
are looking for complete solutions. Solutions that are user friendly, open
and promise a long beneficial life. Above all, your customers are looking
for the kind of solutions that will give them freedom of choice. Now you
can equip your customers with exactly what they're looking for and in the
process, gain a definite edge in your market place. Membership in the
Ready for Evidian Partner Program makes all of this possible.
Evidian, Groupe Bull's software publisher has reinforced its alliance
with major players in the IT and telecommunication industry. Ready for
Evidian harnesses the know-how and skills to create solutions using the
OpenMaster and IAM software suites. The Evidian suites are the most customer-proven and easy-to-use security and service management solutions in their category.
Built on an object-oriented architecture and sharing a common data
repository, they provide an open integration framework and a growing suite
of management and security tools for the management of IT and the
telecommunication environment. When combined with third-party offerings,
The Evidian suites places you in the unique position of providing
complete solutions for enterprise management and security needs - the very
kind your customers and prospects are looking for today.
Becoming a member of the Ready for Evidian Partner Program means
joining an elite assembly of leading computer system and networking
vendors from around the world. A dynamic group come together to support
Evidian through application development, integration services and
marketing, and sales efforts.
Today, staying up-to-date with the latest Evidian activities, such as
events and the press, has never been easier for our partners, thanks to
the Bob Evidian database. It was developed to enable you to
download information, ranging from sales presentations and white papers,
technical pre-sales presentations and functional descriptions, to
marketing information, technical support product information, training
material, and user documentation.
Partner membership entails a multi-step approach to ensure product
assurance and conformance to all Evidian standards.
Evidian partners have the opportunity to test their products for
interoperability with our software suite, implement their applications and
be certified at the Evidian center near Paris or at any of Bull's
The assurance and conformance tests can also be carried out in partner
labs that conform to Evidian quality standards.
You will be assigned your own Evidian Account Manager. You can rely on
this person to lend invaluable support in building your business plan,
sales assistance and lead generation. You never have to go alone.
Evidian can build the most appropriate solution to meet your
The Evidian Institute helps your organization identify its training
and educational needs and offers training and certification programs for
sales, consultants, developers, 1st and 2nd level technical support,
'train-the-trainers', administrators, operators and end-users. Training
can be specifically tailored to meet program members' needs, and technical
programs are provided to aid partner service engineers to support their
Skill certification is associated with each level of training.
- Reseller certification allows a partner to resell the Evidian offer
- Developer certification is delivered after a partner acquires the
relevant competency to develop applications or agents in the Evidian
- Technical support certification allows a partner to deliver second
or first level support for Evidian products. This technical
certification allows partner service engineers to support customers.
- Trainer certification allows our partner members to provide a
variety of training courses.
A set of packages are available to facilitate interoperability and
integration within the Evidian software suites. They include the
- Ready for Evidian Start Up Software
- Ready for Evidian SML Development Environment
- Ready for Evidian OpenAgent technology
- OpenMaster and IAM Suite Integration
Using these toolkits allows our partners to operate with other Evidian
applications through various levels; from application board launching to
your own SML applications using your own agents developed with Evidian
Becoming a member of our Partner Program entitles you to preferential
financial terms that you can depend on. Not forgetting competitive prices
for your market and vast international opportunities. Evidian offers
special programs to enhance your bottom line, including commission,
discounts on selected activities, and increased revenue through proactive
Evidian is always here to give assistance in developing your customer
base. Together we co-found and participate in local and international
promotional events. We offer direct marketing assistance and all of our
partners have access to the invaluable Bob Evidian database.
Evidian's strong visual identity also helps highlight the partner
Being a member means having access to advanced technical and marketing
information related to new Evidian releases. You'll also receive
strategic and marketing information to allow for the most effective
Wherever our partners are, Evidian aims to provide first class
assistance to all our entire partner members, worldwide.
Our Premier Partners are entitled to access the Evidian post-sales
support expert center, which is delivered by our Evidian Software
Publisher support team. With our three continental call centers in the US,
Europe and East Asia, you are able to gain immediate assistance, when you